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by FUDU » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:28 pm
by Orenthal » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:11 pm
by hebner20 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:23 am
by jb » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:09 am
by jb » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:14 am
hebner20 wrote: never was much of a reagan fan until i got older and appreciated what he did.
by swerb » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:17 am
by jb » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:35 am
swerb wrote:LOL ... that last post just raised the over/under for final posts in this thread from 11.5 to 89.God damn centrists are always stirring the pot.
by waborat » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:42 am
jb wrote:hebner20 wrote: never was much of a reagan fan until i got older and appreciated what he did. What exactly was that?
by Fire Marshall Bill » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:44 am
by jb » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:59 am
by peeker643 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:32 pm
jb wrote:In the recording studio with Randy Travis.( that's for Peeker )
by FUDU » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:35 pm
by peeker643 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:47 pm
A farmer and a teacher, a hooker and a preacherRiding on a midnight bus bound for MexicoOne was headed for vacation, one for highereducation and two of them were searching for lost souls
by mattvan1 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:12 pm
FUDU wrote:Lol Rich.The more I remember and reas about Ronald the more he's ascended into a mythical status as POTUS. He rode the sense of American pride and exceptionalism he helped portra while his politics and policies were pretty so so.
by jb » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:52 pm
by peeker643 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:26 pm
jb wrote:Loved Reagan's ads. Great campaign team.Like it or not, you all are internet schucks, as am I for the 99 / 100th part. I refuse to get all phist & stuff, even as I'm annying the shit out yah. But while this has a few years on it, AFAIC AJS Jr remans the definitive expert on the US presidency. I know, I'm Freddie Engels for citing AJS via a neutral PBS link. Whatever. Just shows Ronnie was hardly this alleged demi-god as potus.http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/choice2004/leadership/schlesinger.html#chartEdit:And another respected survey that is done more frequently/recently that benchmarks, surveying actual expert historians (not biased institute whack jobs).https://www.siena.edu/pages/179.asp?item=2566Sorry wingies, Ronnie just isn't the 5th Beatle on Mt Rushmore. A note on the cold war... The fall was the result of a coherent and ocnsistent 40 year bi-partisan strategy of containment, not a final 6 year drunk spending push or SDI fantasy. If you are a conservative, you give credence to Rand, and if you give credence to rand, you have to see the fall as inevitable due to a flawed political philosophy. In that sense, Reagan is no more to be credited for '88 than Johnson, JFK, Ford, Carter, Nixon, Ike or Turman.
by Fire Marshall Bill » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:01 am
jb laments: Sorry wingies, Ronnie just isn't the 5th Beatle on Mt Rushmore.
by Cerebral_DownTime » Thu Mar 31, 2011 5:54 pm
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